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Tita Beaven

Tita Beaven

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Tita Beaven

Tita Beaven

About me

My research is in the area of Open Education, in particular Open Eduational Resources and Open Educational Practices. I am also interested in the area of intercultural communication and the development of intercultural competence, especially in distance education and through web-based materials. I have lead a number of external projects, including OT12, an Open Translation MOOC funded by the HEA, and Performing Languages, a European project investigating the intersection between drama performance, language teaching and intercultural communication. I was also project director for LORO, an OER repository for language teaching materials, project lead by my colleague Anna Comas-Quinn.

Tita Beaven's research

Tita Beaven and Richard Simcott (2018-06-04) The polyglot community: an interview with Richard Simcott, by Tita Beaven, Research-publishing.net

Fernando Rosell-Aguilar, Tita Beaven and Mara Fuertes Gutierrez (editors) (2018-06-04) Innovative Language Teaching And Learning At University: Integrating Informal Learning Into Formal Language Education, Research-publishing.net

Tita Beaven, Mara Fuertes Gutierrez and Anna Motzo (2017) The Language Exchange Programme: plugging the gap in formal learning, Research-publishing.net

Tita Beaven (2016-06-25) Is developing employability skills relevant to adult language students?, Research-publishing.net

Tita Beaven (2015-01) OER (re)use and language teachers’ tacit professional knowledge: three vignettes, Researchpublishing.net

Ursula Stickler et al. (2015) Teaching and learning online – Developing your skills to develop others.(48), Arbeitskreis der Sprachenzentren e.V.

Tita Beaven, Tatiana Codreanu and Alix Creuzé (2014-12) Motivation in a language MOOC: issues for course designers, De Gruyter Open

Tita Beaven et al. (2014-03) MOOCs: striking the right balance between facilitation and self-determination, In Journal of Online Learning and Teaching 1(10)

Tita Beaven et al. (2013-12) The Open Translation MOOC: creating online communities to transcend linguistic barriers, In Journal of Interactive Media in Education

Sandrine Aguerre, Bill Alder and Tita Beaven (2013-05-03) ’4 profs, 4 pays’: lessons from a four-way tele-collaborative writing project, In Francophonie 47

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